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I have one small house. My family is growing I have one child and I feel inappropriate to still be living under the same roof. When I get this money I would like to build another house. This house will cost around KES 22000. My wife is also a student at the nearby technical. I do motorcycle taxi. My income fluctuates with seasons. Mostly I earn KES 300 per day which is not enough to cover my family's needs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
As a man joy comes when you are blessed with a child. My happiness began on August 16 when my son was born. This has been my daily motivation even in my daily hustles. It gave me a meaning to my life .
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The challenge I am currently facing is poor income. With the current fuel increase, a customer will not agree with the increased transportation fee. So they only pay the previous amount thus I do not make much. Recently I mostly less than KES 7000 a month which is too little to meet the needs of my family